James Lick High School

James Lick High School serves 1,365 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
James Lick High School operates within the East Side Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 1365 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,365 students
James Lick High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
James Lick High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade James Lick High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is equal to the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 22:1
James Lick High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
James Lick High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
14%
11%
James Lick High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
75%
52%
James Lick High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
3%
7%
James Lick High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
7%
26%
James Lick High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups James Lick High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.42 0.42
James Lick High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
48%
James Lick High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
8%
James Lick High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,524 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,046 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,307 is higher than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name East Side Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
23
4
Number of Students Managed 26,524 1,667
East Side Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
East Side Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $290 MM $19 MM
East Side Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $323 MM $18 MM
East Side Union High School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,046 $11,099
East Side Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,307 $10,975
East Side Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Escuela Popular/center For Training And Careers Fa High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William Sheppard Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Anthony P. Russo Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • San JoseEscuela Popular/center For Training And Careers Fa High School
    Charter School
    149 North White Rd
    San JoseCA 95127
    (408)275-7191
    Charter School

    0.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 907 students                      
  • San JoseAnthony P. Russo Academy
    Alternative School
    2851 Gay Ave
    San JoseCA 95127
    (408)928-8900
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 329 students                      
  • San JoseJames Mcentee Academy
    Alternative School
    2851 Gay Ave
    San JoseCA 95127
    (408)928-8850
    Alternative School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 314 students                      
  • San JoseFoothill High School
    Alternative School
    230 Pala Ave
    San JoseCA 95127
    (408)928-9100
    Alternative School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 11-12 | 358 students                      
  • San JoseLyndale Elementary School
    13901 Nordyke Dr
    San JoseCA 95127
    (408)928-7900
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 539 students                      

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